Teen dead after shooting Thursday in North Las Vegas

North Las Vegas police say a teen was killed in a shooting Thursday afternoon.
Published: Aug. 18, 2022 at 8:07 PM PDT
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - North Las Vegas police are investigating a homicide near Alexander and Coleman just before 5 p.m. Thursday evening.

A North Las Vegas Police Department spokesperson said officers arrived to find a male juvenile who appeared to have suffered from an apparent gunshot wound.

The male juvenile was pronounced dead on the scene, police said. The Clark County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Walter Hidalgo Jr., 15, from North Las Vegas. He died from a gunshot wound to the chest and his death was ruled a homicide.

Police currently have no information on arrests and a suspect description.